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2022-2023 Catalog 
2022-2023 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Public Health Minor

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To provide students with an overview of the critical components of public health, including the definition of community health, metrics related to population health, the impact of health inequities and social determinants on health and health behaviors, epidemiology, health promotion and education, and the development of skills to solve real-life public health and other social issues.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate proficiency in the understanding of the public health and social determinants of health framework.
  2. Examine population health metrics and interpret evidence-based trends and the bases of public health issues.
  3. Develop and apply health promotion strategies to impact health-related behaviors at the community level.

Total Credits: 28


HE 285  , HE 330  , HE 343  , and HE 375  have prerequisites. See course descriptions for specific prerequisites.

*Additional courses might be considered by advisor approval.

** Special Topics: Nutrition through the Life Span or Reproductive Health are recommended

Satisfactory Grade Use

Program requirements are not fulfilled with a grade of S.
Do not select Satisfactory/No Credit grading for any courses that will be used in the program.

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